Ministry of Justice UK Reviews

Updated Dec 2, 2021

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3.9
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Ministry of Justice UK Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice Michael Gove
Michael Gove
100 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Work Life Balance Facilities(in 35 reviews)

  • "Good environment, flexible working options(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Wages are not as good as some other Civil Service departments & yearly increase is only 1-2%(in 13 reviews)

  • "Low pay comparing to industry standards(in 10 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Oct 1, 2021 - Policy Advisor 
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      Pros

      Great flexibility, interesting work. Good opportunities available and good internal processes! Great place.

      Cons

      None - keep doing what you’re doing

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good civil service role

      Dec 2, 2021 - Probation Officer in Stoke-on-Trent, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible, wholesome, Supportive colleagues and management

      Cons

      Pay not equal to responsibility

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Interesting work and good work/life balance

      Nov 24, 2021 - Senior Product Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - collaborative work environment - very committed people who care about public services - interesting and challenging work if you're interested in government - Agile ways of working - great work/life balance NB.: This is true of the Digital part of the organisation, I'm not sure if it's the same for other areas even if you have a technical role.

      Cons

      As most government jobs, it's not greatly paid. There are continuous changes in senior leadership, which means having a clear steer or strategic direction is not always easy

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Impactful, supportive, innovative and dynamic

      Nov 19, 2021 - Principal Social Researcher in Leeds, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent analytical opportunities, with real world application Environment based on innovation and collaboration Supportive, skilled and friendly analytical community

      Cons

      Base pay could be higher, but when you consider overall package is competitive

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Work/life balance vs Salary

      Nov 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance; generous maternity leave and pension package; the opportunity to work on topical and high-profile public service projects

      Cons

      Slow progression for salary increases; lack of diversity at senior level

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Employer

      Nov 7, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good job security, friendly colleagues

      Cons

      Cannot think of any negatives.

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Rewarding & challenging

      Oct 28, 2021 - Business Administrator 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging environment with a rewarding and potentially positive impact. Rewards for recognition of hardwork, good holiday and benefits.

      Cons

      Salary. The role location and nature of the role was not presented clearly.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Employment Tribunal

      Nov 9, 2021 - Administrative Officer in Glasgow, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexi working, interesting, relaxed atmosphere

      Cons

      Large turn over of staff, Senior management invisible, very little chance of promotion

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      1 person found this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Administrative Assistant

      Oct 26, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Worcester, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people to work with Interesting work

      Cons

      Lack of permanent jobs, most are with an agency which pays a lot less and doesn't come with the benefits

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      ok

      Oct 26, 2021 - Prison Officer in Durham, England
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      Pros

      you can learn loads of new things as a prison officer

      Cons

      Not really supported by management

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